Taeyang hide Tell Me Version was released in December of 2019 and was exclusively sold through hide official shop LEMONed, Groove’s official store with a limited amount eventually becoming available on Pullipstyle. Hide Tell me Version is based on hide’s appearance during the Hide Tell Me music video. Who is hide? He was a Japanese musician, originally he was part of the band Saver Tiger (originally Saber Tiger) eventually he joined the band X (later renamed X Japan) and became their lead guitarist. X Japan was one of the founders of the visual kei style, where band members would dress up in outlandish ways with wild hair and make up. hide had started a solo career while being in X Japan, after the band broke up he continued to focus on hide with Spread Beaver (his touring band) as well as founding the band Zilch before his death.
In 2012, Groove released three different Taeyang dolls as well as a limited edition variant of one of the dolls based on hide’s likeness. The Taeyang dolls were all based on some of hide’s different, iconic looks from over the years: hide Doubt version (as well as the limited version of hide Doubt version) were based on how he appeared in the music video for Doubt off of his first solo album “Hide Your Face” , hide rocket dive version is based off of hide with Spread Beaver’s 1st single ”ROCKET DIVE” and finally hide PSYENCE version based on hide’s appearance during the PSYENCE a Go Go tour. In late 2018, a 20th Anniversary Memorial version of Taeyang was released and was exclusively sold through hide official shop LEMONed, Groove’s official store with a limited amount eventually becoming available on Pullipstyle.
Release: Limited Release (Only offered by Groove’s official store and hide official shop LEMONed, a limited amount was also sold via Pullipstyle).
MSRP: 22,000 yen
Release Date: 12/2019
Product Number: T-269
Feel Like So: Did his voice reach you? Did your voice reach him? I still have a lot to talk to you!!
Eyes: Brown Eye Chips
Eyelids: Dark Grey Eyeshadow with Black Eyeliner
Wig: Mostly red with black underneath but also has some yellow elements to the braids in the front.
Stock: Taeyang hide Tell Me Version’s stock outfit consists of a hat, shirt, pants, megaphone, boots, cross necklace and backstage pass.
Body Type: Taeyang/Namu
Obitsu Match: White
Stand: Black Plastic Stand
Special Notes: The fifth Taeyang based off of deceased singer hide.
Known Issues: Possible long-term staining issues.
Similar Doll Recommendations: Taeyang hide PSYENCE Version, Taeyang hide DOUBT Standard & Limited Versions, Taeyang hide Rocket DRIVE, Taeyang hide Memorial Version & Taeyang hide Memorial Version